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Construction update: Georgia Street Bridge Rehabilitation Project

Project update for Georgia Street Bridge in North Park.
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Night work will take place on Thursday, Oct. 4 from 9 pm to 5 am.

This work is expected to take one night.

The project crew will be upgrading signals on Park Blvd. and University Ave., which will be open for traffic with 4-way stop during the work. 

See the map below for more details.

Project Overview:

Constructed in 1914, the Georgia Street Bridge and the adjacent retaining walls are designated as a historic landmark. This project will provide a required seismic retrofitting and rehabilitation of the bridge and retaining walls. For more information about this project, visit the project web page.

It has been a complex operation to retrofit this historic bridge and we appreciate your patience throughout this project. We anticipate construction for another month and as we near completion of this project you will notice improvements opening for public use. For example, the crew recently opened the west sidewalk of the bridge to pedestrian access.  

Always exercise caution near the work zone and note that:

  • Speeds will be reduced in the construction area;
  • Safety measures will be implemented to ensure bicyclists and pedestrians will be allowed access around the project area;
  • Access to homes, businesses and for emergency vehicles will be maintained at all times; and
  • Road closures, detours and restricted access may be implemented during working hours.

Additionally, please note that inclement weather or unforeseen occurrences can change the dates of scheduled construction activities. You will receive additional updates as the project progresses.

Thank you for your continued patience while this historic bridge is seismically retrofitted.